ZAMFARA GOVT SUSPENDS EMIR MARU, KANOMA DISTRICT HEAD
The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has approved the suspension of the Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and the District Head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Lawal.
According to a statement from the governor’s office, the Emir and the district head of Kanoma will remain suspended until the outcome of the investigation panel which will be set up by the state government.
The statement partly read, “Zamfara State Governor, Dr. Bello Muhammad Matawalle has approved the suspension of Emir of Maru, Alhaji Abubakar Cika Ibrahim and District head of Kanoma, Alhaji Ahmed Lawal.
“This is as a result of Series of complaints from the community over their alleged involvement with bandits who have been killing, kidnapping and maiming different communities in the state.
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“The duo will remain suspended until the outcome of the investigation panel which will be set up soon by the state government,” it added.
The governor also asked that the Emir hands over all official properties in his possession to the senior district head, while the district head of kanoma is to hand over same to the most senior village head immediately.
The Emir has however been directed to hand over his official vehicles and all other government properties in his possession to the Senior District Head, while the District head of Kanoma is to hand over same to the most senior village head.